Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary


Scottish Country Dance Instruction

MOSSHOUSE (S4x32) 4C set Peter Hastings Dunedin Dances Book 4

1- 8 1s+2s dance ½ LH across while 3s+4s dance ½ RH across, all set on sides; 1s+4s dance ½ R&L (1 bar per hand) and all set
9-16 2s+4s dance diagonal LSh reel of 4 while 1s+3s dance diagonal RSh reel of 4 (V' shape reels and all pass partner to start) to end (2)41(3)
17-24 2s+3s advance with nearer hands joined and circle 4H round to left, 2L+3L dance between 4M and 1M and cast to ends while partners dance through Ladies' side, 2s and 3s cross RH. 2413
25-32 2s+4s also 1s+3s dance Diamond Poussette

(MINICRIB. Dance crib compiled by Charles Upton, Deeside Caledonian Society, and his successors)

Dance Information

Devised for the wedding of Alison Wylie and Alastair MacGugan in September 1991. Mosshouse was a farm at Lugar in Ayrshire and is the oldest traceable home of the Hastings family.

Lugar in Ayrshire
Woodland At Lugar, Ayrshire

Image copyright Leslie Barrie under this Creative Commons Licence 2.0.

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